Cahokia Mounds, some 13 km north-east of St Louis, Missouri, is the largest pre-Columbian settlement north of Mexico. It was occupied primarily during the Mississippian period (800–1400), when it covered nearly 1,600 ha and included some 120 mounds. It is a striking example of a complex chiefdom society, with many satellite mound centres and numerous outlying hamlets and villages. This agricultural society may have had a population of 10–20,000 at its peak between 1050 and 1150. Primary features at the site include Monks Mound, the largest prehistoric earthwork in the Americas, covering over 5 ha and standing 30 m high.
Year of Inscription: 1982
Add world heritage to your travel plans – plan to visit Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site! Sign up on GoUNESCO to get travel advice, tips, partners and help with traveling to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.https://www.gounesco.com/heritage/sites/cahokia-mounds-state-historic-site/https://s3-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/gounesco.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/27115334/3915211691_43c190ff5b_b-1024x681.jpghttps://s3-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/gounesco.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/27115334/3915211691_43c190ff5b_b-150x150.jpg
Travel Info for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
- •New Year´s Day – 1 January •Epiphany Eve – 6th January •Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday – March/April •Walpurgus Night – April 30 •Labour Day – 1st May Swedish National Day – 6th June •Whit Monday, Midsummer´s Eve – June •All Saint’s Eve – October/November •Christmas Eve and Christmas Day - December 24 – 25 •New Year´s Eve – December 31
- Miss Havisham
- Rupert Campbell-Black
- Julien SorelWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam BrownWilliam Brown
- No holidays other then the winters when the sea cannot be traveled
- Nigel Molesworth
- Harriet M Welsch
- Oskar Schell
- Elinor Dashwood
Sorry, we don't have curated information here yet.
Have you been to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site? Share your travel stories
Photos and Proofs from Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site View all
Travelers Who Have Visited Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site View all
Recommendations for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Sorry, we do not have any traveller recommendations here yet.
Have you been to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site? Share Recommendations
Trivia from Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Sorry, we do not have any trivia for here yet.
Have you been to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site?
Events at or near Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Know any events coming up at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site?List an event